The signing of Agreements/Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with various countries is an ongoing process and the Ministry of Tourism has signed Agreements/MoUs in the field of tourism cooperation with other countries and multilateral fora.
The main objective of such Agreements/MoUs signed by the Ministry of Tourism is primarily to promote tourism between both sides. The important components of the Agreements/MoUs include the following:
i) Exchange of information and data related to tourism.
ii) Cooperation between tourism stakeholders including hotels & Tour operators.
iii) Exchange of visits of Tour Operators/Media/Opinion Makers for promotion of two way tourism.
iv) Exchange programmes for cooperation in Human Resource Development.
v) Investment in the Tourism and Hospitality sector.
vi) Exchange of experience in the areas of promotion, marketing, destination development and management.
vii) Participation in travel fairs/exhibitions in each other’s country.